Dear Friends we invite you all for Monsoon one day Trek to Mahuli Fort By Mumbai Rangers on Saturday 1st Aug 2015
Some Information about the fort:
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 2815 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Base Village: Mahuli
Trek LEad; Amit Bhadouria
The creator of this fort is unknown. In 1485 this place came under rule Nijamshahi dynasty. When Shahaji Raje became the secretary of Nijamshahi, Mughals of Delhi tried to end Nijamshahi. In 1635-36, Shahaji Raje transferred himself with Jijabai and Shivaji Maharaj to Mahuli. When Khan Jaman attacked the fort, Shahaji asked Portuguese for help, who refused and Shahaji surrendered.
Shivaji Maharaj took this fort from Mughals on 8 Jan 1658. In 1661 it was given back and was won again by Shivaji Maharaj. In treaty of Purandar, In 1665, Marathas lost these forts again. In Feb 1670, Shivaji Maharaj tried to conquer Mahuli, but failed, Manohardas Gaud, was the in charge of the fort. A thousand Marathas were killed. Manohardas Gaud, soon gave up his position and Alveerdi Beg took over. On 16 June 1670, after two months, Moropant Pingle conquered the forts and Mahuli, Bhandargad and Palasgad became part of Swarajya. Till 1817, Shivaji Maharaj’s dynasty owned the fort but later on it was controlled by the British Raj.
The itinerary for trek is:
Meeting at : 08:15am Sunday at Asangaon Station.
Asangaon slow local
CST – 06:08 am
Byculla – 06:16 am
Dadar – 06:26 am
Kurla – 06:36 am
Ghatkopar – 06:42 am
Thane – 07:03 am
Dombivali – 07:25 am
Kalyan – 07:34 am
Titwala – 07:47 am
Asangaon- 08:09 am
(If you miss the train you miss the trek so make sure you are on time to catch the train.)
(Pls do not forget to take ur Local Train return ticket)…
Tea & Breakfast at mahuli base village
Start Trek by 9:45am
Have Lunch & Start Descending by 2:00 pm
Reach Base village have evening snacks & Tea.
Take Auto reach asangaon Railway Station
Reach Dadar by 8:00 or 8:30 Tentatively…
Expenses for the Trek is 450 /-
which includes, Breakfast, Auto charges from Asangaon to base and Back, Guide & Mumbai Rangers Administration Chargesif any ( Kindly carry lunch for the Day).
For Registration call us:
Amit Bhadouria :9819299164/7045655654.
Nishant sheth : 8879418581.
Registration accepted only through phone call..
Important things to carry :
Water Bottle (2 ltrs)
Lunch for the Day
Electrol 1 pack
Extra pair of clothes
Medicines if required
Good Trekking shoes (No chappals sandals|).
Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited.
Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “When you go to the mountain leave only your footprints and bring back only memories”
The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care.
The club will not be responsible for injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.
Medical Disclaimer: Its Important to be fit before going for Treks. It is Important to have a medical fitness check up done.
If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke,
sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma bronchitis, blood pressure,
migraine, diabetes etc should Take permission from their physicians before treks.